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is set for this week. >>> this week we will learn what the obama administration wants to do about guns in the wake of the connecticut shooting. vice president biden is is putting the finishing touches on a list of proposals. tomorrow he is expected to meet with members of the house of representatives. all of this as people flock to gun shows. >> the president of the national rifle association says the nra has enough votes at the moment to block a ban on military-style rifles. >> the likely hood is they are not going to get an assault weapons ban through coming. >> joe biden is set to liver his proposals for tougher laws to president obama this week. she expected to recommend reinstituting the assault rifle ban. one was passed in 1994 and expired 10 years later with its effectiveness still debated. universal background checks are required only when a gun is purchased at a retailer. new checks would close the so-called gun show loophole and go even further requiring a check for any private sale of a gun. and limiting magazine clips. some call it a war on amo banning high capacity clips,
the balcony but police found him hiding in the backyard. >> president obama will be sworn into office one week from tomorrow. he is wasting no time working on legislation that could define his presidency. he is working with house dlgs on a massive overhaul to the immigration system. would it would allow immigrants to pursue citizenship. legislation could be introduced this march. >> ama: vice president joe biden is putting the finishing touches on series of gun proposals but the white house may not find support for those ideas in congress. >> reporter: the president of the national rifle association says the nra has enough votes to block a ban on military style rifles. >> the likelihood they are not going to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> joe biden is set to deliver his proposals for tougher gun control laws to president obama next week. he is expected to reintroduce the assault rifle ban. universal background checks, right now they are only required when a gun is purchased at a retailer. it would close the loopholes and require background checks for any sale of a gun. an
. it's expected it will be a strategy session on the debt limit talks next week. president obama has said he will not negoatiate on raising the $16.4 trillion debt ceiling, while house republican leader john boehner is insisting a debt increase would have to be accompanied by spending cuts to programs such as medicare. boehner has promised a vote tomorrow on $51 billion in aid to hurricane sandy vicitms. theres alot up in the air at boeing after a series of leaks and electrical glitches last week involving its latest aircraft, dubbed the 787 dreamliner. the faa will begin reviewing how the airliner is designed, manufacturered and assembled, with particular attention to the miles of electrical wiring used instead of heavier hydrallic systems. in a statement, boeing says "we are never satisfied while there is room for improvement. we welcome this opportunity to conduct this joint review." joe schwieterman of depaul university says it is too early for investors to be worried. "investors get nervous when there are these rollouts and there are problems. if this gets worse, boeing's stock
on capitol hill over the weekend, but now the focus this week will be inside the capitol. president obama among them an those cabinet nominations including chuck hagel for secretary of defense, both democrats and republicans here still have a lot of questions about hagel and his views. they plan to ask those questions at the confirmation hearings. also congress has got to deal with the debt ceiling. we're hitting it yet again. sometime in mid-february, authorities believe. and this time it looks like republicans will be pushing for cuts and social will be on the table. finally, you mentioned vice president biden meeting today with cabinet members to finalize recommendations on guns including pushing for an assault weapons ban, but also what he said is a comprehensive approach to gun control. the nra and others don't believe in assault weapons ban can pass in congress. we'll get his recommendations tomorrow. >> thank you. >>> colin powell is speaking out on nbc's "meet the press" he endorsed chuck hagel to be the new defense secretary. he said hagel would do a great job at the pentagon. po
and coming up next washington is ready for president obama as inauguration next week. new this morning the white house is making it easier for you to be a part of the ceremony to. we'll be back with the details. ÑçÑçÑnÑmÑñoÑmÑw?çç> 656 and there is now and app for president obama is second in moderation. the presidential inauguration committee plans to announce today as created in iphone and android app that enables people to follow next week's events as obama is sworn in for a second term. the apple provide light streamed video of inaugural events including the swearing in ceremony. the entire race as next monday, january 21st. the big >> the big story this morning is the freezing temperatures. as a live look at san revell. another check of the forecast of just two minutes. last december to go 49ers and we at looking ahead as a team is ready for the big game next sunday. and a big night in hollywood at what everyone is talking about from the golden globe awards. will be back with the kron4 morning news in just two minutes.
to the chief" today for president obama's inauguration a week from tomorrow. ♪ >> there is the president now. >> it was a rehearsal with hundreds of band members, military personnel, media, and law enforcement taking part. they used stand-ins right there for the president and the first lady. meanwhile, the military is getting ready to make sure everyone stays safe. >> on the morning of the inauguration, the biggest movement you'll see is the pentagon south parking lot where they will screen all of the buses and 10,000 total parade participants. >>> washington, d.c., expecting hundreds of thousands of people for the inauguration. it starts next sunday morning and will lead up to the official swearing in of the president for his second term on monday all the way through the official inaugural balls monday night. >>> now to the big stories in the week ahead. from the white house to wall street our correspondents tell you what you need to know. we begin tonight with the president's plans for the week. >> reporter: i'm brianna keilar at the white house. on monday president obama will participate
obama, this week, announcing a faster timetable for getting out of afghanistan. time now for our sunday group, brit hume, fox news senior political analyst. bob woodward, of the "washington post," and author of the book "the price of politics." bill kristol of the weekly standard. and, former democratic senator evan byah. well, the president made it clear that week that if it is not a rush for the exits in afghanistan, it is certainly a brisk walk in that direction, bret. he sped up the timetable for moving from a lean combat role to an advisory mission and all signs are he'll commit fewer troops to afghanistan after 2014, than u.s. commanders want. question, two questions: what do you make of that and what do you make of all of this talk as we discussed with the senators, a light footprint of foreign policy in the second term? >> i hope the president is right and we're near the moment, as he suggests, where we can say mission accomplished in afghanistan, al qaeda can never run free here again and use afghanistan as a base for operations, the fear of course is he is not right and, will
afghanistan to launch attacks against our country. >> chris: president obama this week announcing a faster time table forgetting out of afghanistan. and it is time for our sunday group. brit hume, fox news senior political analyst. bob woodward of the washington post and author of the book the price of politics. bill kristol of the weekly standard and former democratic senator evan bayh. the president made it clear this week if it is not a rush for the eastboundities in afghanistan it is -- exits in afghanistan it is a brisk walk in that direction, brit. he sped up the time table for moving from a lead combat role to an advisory mission and all signs are he will commit fewer troops to afghanistan after 2014 than u.s. commanders want. question, or two questions. what do you make of that and what do you make of all this talk as we discuss with the two senators about pursuing a light footprint foreign policy in the second term? >> i hope the president is right. i hope we are near the moment where as he suggests where we can say mission accomplished in afghanistan and al-qaeda can never run fr
recommendations on how to deal with gun violence. president obama will spend the rest of the week in washington attending meetings at the white house. >>> coming up this week on wall street, earnings season is well underway, we're going to get quarterly results from a lot of the big banks. we're also going to hear from american express, general electric and ebay. we'll get the december retail sales numbers, including the holiday shopping season. and we'll also get key housing and inflation figures. we'll keep you posted on all of it. >>> here's what we're watching this week. we're going to have special live coverage tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m., all of the surprises and snubs for you. and tomorrow night on the show, i'm going one on one with the great rob lowe. i'll see you at 11:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on hln. >>> coming up -- >> what's your name. >> django. >> then you're exactly the one i'm looking for. >> it's earned millions at the box office, honored at the golden globe awards tonight. the movie django unchained is drawing crowds and controversy. ♪ hi dad. many years from now, whe
reducing gun violence until tuesday, and biden said this week, president obama could use an executive order to implement some safety measures, but this morning, republican senator lindsey graham said that an executive order like that would run into bipartisan opposition in the congress. >> harris? >> yeah, and as sources said, peter, much like the fight we saw against an executive order or any push there about on health care in this country. peter doocy, thank you very much. let's continue now, gun control is just one item on what is shaping up to be, what some say a very ambitious agenda for president obama's second term. the president of course, sworn in a week from today in a private ceremony, the public inauguration a week from tomorrow, from cabinet positions to the debt ceiling, and immigration reform. jennifer griffin takes a look at the president's agenda ahead. >> harris, first there will be the confirmation battle, some will be bruising, none more so than the president's pick for defense secretary, chuck hagel. those hearings could start as early as this week we're told by senate
shields, sitting in this week for bordon peterson. president obama did not have to look very far to find his new treasury secretary, jack lew. at the announcement, the president and outgoing treasury secretary timothy geithner. >> our economy is better positioned for tomorrow than most of those other countries hit by the financial crisis. the tough decisions tim made and carried out deserve a lot of credit for that. i understand that tim is ready for a break. obviously, we are sad to see him go, but i cannot think of a better person to continue tim 's work at treasury than jack lew. >> unlike most treasury secretaries, jack lew earn his stripes and a washington and not wall street. he worked for tip o'neill in the 1970's and 1980's, and was clinton's: the director in the 1990's. evan, what does this tell us about the physical fights ahead? >> the good newss that he knows washington bit bad news is that he will do exactly what obama tells him, and from all indications, obama will not do much about fiscal restraint. >> nina, your sense of jack lew and what lies ahead? >> i think i agree wi
story, over the nomination of president obama's nomination last week, a week ago today when he nominated chuck hagel as his next secretary of defense. that dominated the sunday talk shows. before we get into it, the one who made the most headlines on this, not john mccain. the idea that every sunday talk show feels that they have to book john mccain every sunday is -- i am so sick of it. common. you know he will say something crazy but he is crazy. why keep booking him. >> for sure. >> so didn't make any news yesterday. the one who did was colin powell. first of all, who former secretary of state, former chairman of the joint chiefs who said that -- he came out very, very strongly in defense of senator haggel. >> people say that doesn't necessarily make him a good candidate for secretary of defense. i will tell you who thinks that makes him a good candidate for secretary of defense, the men and women in the armed forces of the united states and their parents. >> meaning, of course he will be the first enlisted man to serve as secretary of de
inauguration is scheduled for the following day monday january 21st. obama's inauguration committee announced last week that beyonce will sing the national anthem at the ceremony which will also feature performances from james taylor and kelly clarkson. after more than a month in a houston hospital. former president george h-w bush is close to being discharged. a spokesman said that hospital workers are hopeful that bush will be released in the next couple of days. bush was admitted to the hopsital in late november for bronchitis and ended up staying longer for treatment on a lingering cough and fever. during an event yesterday. his son. former florida governor jeb bush. told a crowd about the expected release. during the 41st president's stay he spent a lot of time watching texas football. some of the kennedy clan made a rare appearance in dallas on friday. that's the city where president john f. kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago. rfk, junior said his father, a former u-s attorney general, publicly supported the warren commission that said there was only one gunman involved in the presid
. >>> here's a look what's making news as we head into a new week kwgsz on the money" a changing of the guard at the most important post in the obama administration. the president nominated his chief of staff, jack lew to, replace timothy geithner. lew has been the budget director for both presidentses clinton and obama. he is viewed as a experienced and hand in negotiations but does not have strong ties to wall street. it is likely he will be confirmed by the senate. >>> the dow jones industrial average continued to rise on earnings news through the week. the s&p 500, in fact, closed at a new five-year high thursday. earnings season is under way, and dow component alcoa kicked off. profits in line at alcoa, while revenues were better than analysts expected. financial giant, wells fargo, beat expectations, as did american express. apple is said to be considering a cheaper version of the iphone. the iphone 5 costs about $200 with a contract with a wireless carrier. the less expensive version would have a plastic body. >>> the debt ceiling, the new treasury secretary, so will washington be an o
the hostage is almost certainly dead. >> president obama's inauguration is a week from today and rehearsals for the big event are underway. the marine band played and horses were down pennsylvania avenue and there were stand ins during a rehearsal. the president will take the oath of office next sunday privately and the public swearing in and the parade happen on monday. >> how coal. -- how cool. the bay area senior center without hot water for days. >> keeping watch under children's online contacts, a study reveals why it is especially critical for parents >> welcome back at 5:53 on monday morning. residents of a senior housing building have been without hot water they claim since a week ago on thursday. the problem is a town park towers 212-apartment building for low income seniors in san jose. >> i took a shower last night. half of the time, it was cold water coming. it is not even hot water, it is warm. i stopped right away. i was shaking. >> they just don't care. we are old people. who cares about us? >> in a statement e-mailed to abc7, the management says that the temporary replacemen
. are you in good hands? >>> one week away from president obama's second inaugural and all this week we're going to be looking back at great inaugural moments from the past. back in 1993 the 46-year-old bill clinton took the oath of office for the first time. he became the first baby boomer in the white house and told the country that change is not something to fear. >> when our founders boldly declared america's independence to the world and our purposes to the almighty, they knew that america to endure would have to change. not change for change sake, but change to preserve america's ideals, life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness. though we march to the music of our time, our mission is timeless. each generation of americans must define what it means to be an american. >> well, bill clinton, who had a history of being long-winded, went on to deliver what aides said was the third shortest inaugural address in american history. we'll be right back. absorb calcium, caltrate's double the d. it now has more than any other brand to help maximize calcium absorption. so caltrate women can mo
it out at the o.k. corral fight over raising the debt ceiling in a few weeks. president obama has already said he will not negotiate on raising the debt ceiling. here's what he said. >> i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they've already racked up through the laws that they passed. let me repeat. we can't not pay bills that we've already incurred. >> and here's the response he got the next day from republican senator pat toomey of pennsylvania. >> our opportunity here is on the debt ceiling. the president's made it very clear; he doesn't even want to have a discussion about it, because he knows this is where we have leverage. we republicans need to be willing to tolerate a temporary partial government shutdown, which is what that could mean, and insist that we get off the road to greece, because that's the road we're on right now. we only can solve this problem by getting spending under control and restructuring the entitlement programs. there is no tax solution to this. it's a spending solution. and if this president doesn'
you. >>> time 7:49. inauguration day for president obama is one week from today. organizers held a dress rehearsal getting ready for the big event. >> this was the scene on the streets of washington, d.c. just yesterday. there was this rehearsal parade along with a mock swearing in ceremony. president obama's second inauguration will be smaller than his historic first swearing in. turnout is expected to be between 600,000 to 800,000. that compares to a record 1.8 million people four years ago. and two of the people who will be there are our very own ktvu's tori campbell and ken pritchett. they'll be reporting live from the presidential inauguration starting sunday morning and also continuing with live reports on all the festivities through the mornings on tuesday, the 22nd. >>> 7:50. the fear of new gun control laws brought big crowds to the crossroads of the west gun show in daly city over the weekend. on both saturday and yesterday, lines wrapped around the palace. ammunition was the popular item at this year's event. it comes after state assembly members proposed a bullet cont
. >> woodruff: there's one week left until washington plays host to president obama's second-term inauguration. the preparations on the west front of the capitol building are well under way, getting set for the president, hundreds of distinguished guests, and a huge crowd. celebrities will star at a series of special events, despite the fact that fewer than half the 1.8 million visitors who showed up for the historic first inaugural four years ago are expected. still, the president's private fundraising goal for the festivities is about the same as 2009. then, he raised $53 million from individual donations alone that were capped at $50,000 each. this year, the presidential inaugural committee plans to accept unlimited contributions from both individuals and corporations. the committee aims to raise $50 million. in comparison, the second inauguration of george w. bush raised over $42 million and took corporate donations of up to $250,000. late dollars we asked about criticism of how this event is being paid for this year. >> we are funding this event the same way as many civic events all aroun
. we are just a week away from the inauguration. and president obama's no doubt well along in composing his address. will he make one for history? will the model for most of americans what many consider the greatest speech in american history is abraham lincoln's second inaugural. lincoln spoke to the great divisions the country faced then. toward the end of the civil war. here's a diagramization. >> with malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as god gives us to see the right. let us strive on to finish the work we are in. to bind up the nation's wounds. to care for him who shall have born the battle and for his widow and his orphan. to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves. chris: liz, we got divisions but nothing like the civil war. 600,000 people dead. but this -- will the president offer a unified theme or laundry list in this inaugural? >> i think it's safe to say that he's going to try to find some kind of uniting theme to bring the country together. and to create a sense of purpose, common purpose in this speec
rescue attempt of a french hostage in somalia last week. president obama revealed that u.s. warplanes entered somali air space to support that rescue operation. no weapons were used, though. the french intelligent agent was held hostage for three years was apparently killed in the failed raid. >>> in russia, signs of anger against a new law banning americans from adopting russian children. thousands marched in moscow and other cities calling the new ban political game playing by russian president vladamir putin. the russian government has eased up on the band. last week, it announced that some adoptions already under way will be allowed to go forward. >>> people in the boston area lined up around the block this weekend for a flu shot. massachusetts and new york state have declared public health emergencies because of the spreading flu virus. doctors say even if you have to wait for a flu shot, it's well worth your time. >> the flu will still be around well into january and february and we'll see some cases in march. >> public health experts say an infected person can spread the flu vi
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. >> thank you, see you soon. >>> president obama's second inaugural is just one week away. this time next monday, we should be wrapping up the inaugural parade. there are big changes in store from what happened four years ago. hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. make it worth watching. introducing the 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. >>> here's a look at this hour's hot shots. in japan, troops participate in a military drill. in australo, a woman walks her dog on a snowy day. in china, police barricade a residence where migrant workers protest. and in india, the sun sets over a mosque in mumbai. hot shots, pictures coming in from around the world. >>> for the first time in decades, people in cuba can now travel to other countries without special papers. under new rules that start today, most cubans only need a passport and they can stay abroad for a lot longer. cnn's patrick ot mon joins me from havana with more. w
stated purpose. >> president barack obama will be sworn into his second term in office a week from tomorrow. he is wasting no time working on big legislation which could define this presidency. working with house democrats on a massive overhaul to the u.s. immigration system. it would allow the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country to pursue citizenship. >>> after months of dropping gas prices are on the rise again. the average price of a gallon of gasoline has gone up one cent in the last week. the national average is now 3.30 a physical. in the bay area, gas is selling for an average of 3.6 a gallon. >> this weekend's cold snap is turning into big business for some. >>> and how long will the cold weather stick around? meteorologist leigh glaser has the forecast. >> mike: the 49ers face the falcons in atlanta next sunday, and shane vereen with a game of his life against the >> residents of a senior housing billing claim they have been without hot water since a week ago thursday. the problem is that town park towers, a 212 unit apartment in son jose for low income senio
him? >> no, nor would i vote for him. this is why we have hearings. >> finally, with president obama's second inaugural just a week ago, the second biggest fights are going to be over the budget. when the continuing resolution funding all of government runs out at the end of march. the obama administration has refused, saying they're refusing to negotiate over the debt ceiling. question is show, how do they enforce not negotiating when they have their own arcane plan b. over the weekend, the treasury didn't department took one of toews off the table. the trillion dollar platinum coin. senate democrats suggested another plan brk. they wrote in a letter to the president that if the republicans refused to raise the debt ceiling or agreed to do it as part of unbalanced legislation, then we believe you must be willing to take any lawful steps to ensure that america does not break its promises and trigger a global economic crisis without congressional approval if negative. so senate democrats are beg igi the white house to consider maybe it's the 14th amount md option. whatever it is, they
the country. every weekday from 3:00 to 6:00. we will see you next week. >>ood evening. i m. lowrie rothman. america's longest war is closer to an end. obama set in motion a reversal of policy to negotiate with terrorists. you heard correctly that includes talking to a group that is accused of aiding international terrorist. that was at a joint news conference today with a news conference with karzai. both are putting there support for the support role this spring and reconciliation talks with the television. >> ultimately security gains should be matched with political progress of real reconciliation progress with the afghan government and television. president karzai updated me on the road map to peace and we agreed the process we should open the television office to facilitate talks. >> but the readiness of the army is closed but they're showing that they're able to operate without the assistance of the u.s. and violence is higher than the surge from two years ago. also insider tax last year there were 45 attacks resulting in 62 deaths among the coalition forces compared to 65 the previo
's another way to think about what that means. one week from today president obama will take the oath of office for his second term. and unless we take action, during those four years some 48,000 americans will be killed with guns. >> mayor michael bloomberg speaking from baltimore, maryland, along with governor martin o'malley there as they introduce the summit on reducing gun violence in america. when we think about the numbers in just that small frame of reference that mayor bloomberg gave there, it really is eye opening. >> it is. and i think that that is why say that the appetite in the public is not waning. look at the numbers in chicago. look at the numbers in the many cities. and you combine that with the newtown. people are literally living under siege. and i think what we have allowed is the far right to define the argument, if you accept the premise you get to the wrong conclusion. their premises are this is not about people's right to have a gun. is that you have no right to have magazines that can shoot 100 rounds. you have no right to have semi automatics. you have no ri
that level of carnage or worse every single day across our country. one week from today president obama will take the oath of office for his second term, and unless we take action during those four years some 48,000 americans will be killed with guns. >> perhaps sensing that grave urgency, the president said he received vice president biden's gun violence task force's reg recommendations today, one day earlier than planned, and he said he'll announce more details later in the week. let's get right to our panel. with us from washington msnbc political analyst karen finney, and democratic strategist julian epstein. karen, if i might begin with you, the president of the nra, david keene, says an assault weapons ban would never make it through congress and that any limits on high capacity ammunition clips would also fail and larry pratt h executive director of the gun owners of america, says background checks are a complete waste of time. so why don't we all now go home and look forward to the next mass shooting. >> yeah. we might as well. you know what? and while we're at it let's give up
for a full rehearsal in washington sunday for president obama's public inaugust yags. yep, they're planning early. that ceremony taking place in a week. later on the stage in front of the capitol, a stand-in for the president took a mock look of office along with a look-alike first lady michelle obama. as many as a million people are expected to attend president obama's swearing in for his second term. high rollers who are looking for a way to view this special event may want to consider a new option that's being offered this year. bill plante tested it out. >> reporter: for washington hotels creating inauguration packages is a standing tradition. >> they try to create these experiences, and this year is no different. >> reporter: it's in that spirit that meredith goldberg of the madison hotel decided to offer her clients something new. this year's package is $47,000. it includes four nights in a presidential suite, a car, a driver, and a social media butler. what's a social media butler? >> it's a dedicated social media pro who's available to help record memo
. a letter to president obama published an m.i.t. technology review a week ago was just as emphatic. it says, it is quite possible that if this is not done over the next four years, it will be too late. end quote. european ngo, climate before them say climate change will zap the u.s. economy of over $400 billion annually by 2030. already they say it's stealing $1.2 trillion from the global economy each year and contributing to deaths of nearly 400,000 people. now, one hopeful sign here if you, chris, the cost of extreme disasters and catastrophes, natural or manmade, that went down last year. >> so one little piece of good news in the middle of all of that other concern. >> yes. >> it's a beautiful day here in new york. >> it is a beautiful day today. >> yeah. thank you so much, richard. >>> and that's going to wrap up this hour of "jansing and company." i'm chris jansing. thomas roberts is up next. >> good morning, everybody. topping our agenda, president obama meets the press. he's going to be holding his 37th solo news conference, the final news conference of his first term. just minutes
needed unemployment insurance, things that people needed but there was the potential a week or two weeks after january 1st over the deadline to make it retroactive. if obama is going to play that game of chicken with republicans, i really believe that was the time to do it. not in front of the debt ceiling. >> he did. but he did. >> no, he called in -- >> the senate passed a bill and they left. and they left the package on the gop house congressional caucus's doorstep and said do with what you will and they're the ones who ultimately blinked and said, fine, we'll pass it without a majority of support from within our own caucus. >> he did not test the leverage of america waking up january 1st, 2nd and 3rd not having a deal. and i think he might, might have had significantly more leverage to deal with the debt ceiling issue then trying that. he didn't test it. just skeptical about how much he'll test it now in the face of a debt ceiling. i hope i'm wrong. i'm skeptical. >> the other big story this afternoon, vice president biden makes the formal recommendations to the president on gun cont
, everyone. i'm tamron hall following developing news one week aftbef the inauguration, president obama in the final news conference of the first term, the president took questions on the debt ceiling and the gun debate. first, on the rising debt ceiling, the president took direct aim at republicans accusing them of using the nation's credit rating as a, quote, bargaining chip. >> the republicans in congress had two choices here. they can act responsibly and pay america's bills or they can act irresponsibly and put america through another economic crisis. but they will not collect our ransom in exchange for not crashing the american economy. the issue here is whether or not america pays its bills. we are not a deadbeat nation. >> and the debate over guns, one month after 26 children and adults were killed in newtown, and with the nra saying assault weapon ban would not pass congress, the president urged house members to, quote, examine their own conscience. >> the belief that we have to have stronger background checks, that we can do a much better job in terms of keeping these magazine
. >> the public inauguration a schedule for the following day monday january 21st. >> obamas another reason committee announced last week that beyonce will sing the national anthem at the ceremony which will also feature performances from james taylor and kelly clarkson. >> after more than a month in a houston hospital former president george h. w. bush's close to being diagnosed as-discharge. >> a spokesperson said the hospital workers are hopeful that bush will be released in the next couple of days. >> bush was admitted to hospital in late november for bronchitis and in the staying longer for treatment of a lingering cough and fever. >> during an event yesterday his son former florida gov. jeb bush told a crowd about the expected release. >> during the 41st president a lot of >> announcer: meet jill. she thought she'd feel better after seeing her doctor. and she might have, if not for kari, the identity thief who stole jill's social security number to open credit cards, destroying jill's credit and her dream of retirement. now meet amanda. with a swipe of her debit card, she bought some
will air live at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. you can watch it on c-span. one week before president obama's inauguration ceremony, the inaugural committee is launching a smartphone app that will connect people with opportunities to attend service events across the country and provide live streaming video of. -- video ofthe a official events. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> students cam video entries with your message to the president are now do. get them into a c-span by this friday for your chance at a grand prize of $5,000. $50,000 in total prize as. go to the website for more. [video clip] >> the fundamental idea here is if you spend time in silicon valley, spent time in detroit where the automobile industry is being rebuilt, it is spent time outside the beltway, you will see america has the potential to generate an abundance for its own citizens and for the world. if you spend time on the inside the beltway, it looks like a zero sum game, it looks like who's going to lose the most is the gist of negotiations. in the book we tried to say what are the lessons
on the kron 4 morning news. >> president obama was inauguration for his second term is one week from today. >> the dow down 14 points. 15,00473. the big drop in apple's stock is the big news. apple shares around the 500 mark. >> thank you mark after months of dropping gas prices are on the upswing. the average u.s. price of a gallon of gas a searched 7¢ in the last three weeks. >> and california, the lowest average was $3.46 and sacramento and the highs was $3.65 in bakersfield. >> the statewide average for gallon of regular gas was up a dime to $3.59. here's a look at today's gas prices averages around the bay area. in san francisco $3.67. >> in oakland $3.58. >> and san jose $3.59. >> we will have more head lights coming out of the kron 4 morning news as well is a look at whether traffic. we will have a full breakdown >> good morning everyone. a boy, it is cold out there! everyone should bundle up. >> san mateo and sunnyvale all coming in at the freezing mark. hayward at 35. san jose in the mid '30's. temperatures are very cold out there. elsewhere around the bay area it is cold and val
on the program. good to see you. >>> up next we're "on the money," was president obama re-elected because he won the internet? why buzz is what ron's politics in the press. as we take a break, take a look at how the stock market ended the week. back in a moment. at 1:45, the aflac duck was brought in with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. >>> each and every year the hottest handheld device is introduced at the consumer electronics show in vegas, event long thought of as the super bowl of new technology. but my next guest say that may not be relevant to the way technology is actually being used today. from viral content website buz
. this follows last weeks meetings with gun owners, victim of gun violence, and representatives of the entertainment industry. the vice president says he will give president obama his gun policy recommendations tomorrow. >>> ahead of the national rifle association predicts congress will not pass a ban on assault weapons. >> you don't want to put your -- you don't want to bet your house on the outcome. i would say the likelihood is they won't be able to get an assault weapons ban. >> so far the nra has blocked package of another assault weapons ban like the one that expired in 2004. however some lawmakers say the american people are ready for tougher gun laws after the connecticut school shooting. >>> san francisco unified school district is planning drills so that their students and staff can practice on how to respond to a potential shooting on campus. the examiner reports it's all in the wake of the school shooting. also in a few months digital floor plans of all san francisco public schools will reportedly be made available to the police. police say police officers will go th
in the private school. i don't know what to tell you because while we were gone in just three weeks everything happened ever. tragedies, incompetency. i don't know even know where to [bleep] start tonight. gun debate? hillary clinton's fake fake brain blood clot? barack obama is filling up his cabinet with old white guys and republicans like chuck hagel? meanwhile some republicans are up with the hagel pick because of his possible antigay views. the democrats are filling in with the old white guys and the republicans are helping the the gays. i can't wait to see what the daily show is going to do with that story. there's no time. there's too much. dam damn you mayans. why couldn't the world have ended when you said it was going to end because that's what i was planning on. now i've got three trillion cans of creamed corn in my basement. waaa! we're going to get to all that in the next week or two because after that we have a two-month midwinter hiatus. but we have to start somewhere. here we go. our top story tonight, world renown thes pee and gerard depardieu has decided to depart france. (mu
with guns. here's another way to think about what that means. one week from today, president obama will take the oath of office for his second term. and unless we take action, during those four years, some 48,000 americans will be killed with guns. nearly twice as many people as were killed in combat during the entire vietnam war. >> all right. deb feyerick, thanks very much. i'm suzanne malveaux. president obama using the bully pulpit, of course, to press congressional republicans to raise the country's debt limit, so the united states can pay its bills. he says, basically, we are not a deadbeat nation. the president basically saying that this is going to be up for congress to decide. i want to bring author and historian, douglas brinkley, professor at rice university. clearly, the president is laying down the gauntlet here. he says common sense is going to prevail. but he seems very confident, he said it twice, that the american people are on his side when it comes to separating these two issues. moving forward, paying the bills, and worrying about raising the debt limit later. is this a g
are murdered with guns. here's another way to think about what that means. one week from today president obama will take the oath of office for his second term. and unless we take action during those four years, some 48,000 americans will be killed with guns, nearly twice as many people as were killed in combat during the entire vietnam war. when i've talked with the vice president, i have made it very clear that our bipartisan coalition of mayors is supporting seven measures, three that need legislation and four that require only executive action. and we're hopeful the president and vice president will support all seven. and i just wanted to touch on each of them briefly. first and most you urgently, wed the president and congress together to require background checks for all gun sales including private sales at gun shows and online. these private sales now account for more than 40% of all gun sales nationally which means that in 2012 alone there were more than six million gun sales that happened with no background checks. many of those guns being sold are handguns which are used in about 90%
our message is about. >> let's see if they get that message. >>> president obama goes to the capitol next week for his second inauguration. they're already rehearsing the scene. a stand-in took a mock oath of office on sunday on the front steps of the capitol. the inauguration is january 21st, one week from today, but the president will take the oath in private the day before. that's because the constitution requires that the president be sworn in on january 20th. >>> the health of former president george h.w. bush is getting better and his son jeb says mr. bush could be back at home as soon as today. the 41st president has been hospitalized sit november due to bronchitis. a family spokesman says we're hopeful that the president can be discharged this coming week but we're still taking everything one day at a time. >>> and the duchess of cambridge is also feeling better. and officials announced prince william and kate's first baby is due in july. the duchess was hospitalized last month for severe morning sickness but she has resumed her royal sched
and video game industries last week. president announced he will present specifics later this weekly. at a news conference, president obama says he is considering what makes sense after the shootings in newtown, connecticut. it's been one month since a gunman burst in and killed 20 first graders before turning the gun on himself. shannon bream is live at the white house in the briefing room. what do we know how the president is going to proceed here. >> we know the president is going to sit down with the vice president to talk over those recommendations the things he culled from his meetings on this issue of gun rights and gun control. later on this week we're supposed to get more details about what is being recommended. he said today he is not limiting himself when it comes to getting things done. >> i'm confident there are some steps we can take that don't require legislation and that within my authority as president. where you get a step that has the opportunity to reduce the possibility of gun violence, then i wanted to go ahead and take it. >> reporter: today he mentioned ideas
questions from the audience. the u.s. house gavels in today at 2:00 p.m. eastern. on the agenda for the week, hurricane santee relief. they are considering amendments to that bill. coming up a week from today, at the public inauguration ceremony for president obama's second term. the live coverage including the swearing in, luncheon, and inaugural parade. we'll also take your phone calls and comments. rehearsals were under way for next week festivities. here's a look at the parade rehearsal. for ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> also on c-span radio and online. we will take to this for discussion on venezuela. actually, we will have the president. he will give his final news conference of his first term. we will have that again starting at 11:15 eastern. right now a discussion on the council of the americas and venezuela. >> aegis of the director of the consumer financial bureau. for more on this subject we turn to gretchen morgenson. take us through some of the highlights of these new roles. >> basically, what these are designed to do is to prevent the kinds of poisonous predatory mortgages from being wri
are murdered with guns. here is another way to think about what that means. one week from today, president obama will take the oath of office for his second term. and unless we take action during those four years, some 48,000 americans will be killed with guns. >> the police chief in newtown, connecticut, was one of the very first people on the scene at sandy hook elementary school. and he now says he is absolutely haunted by what he saw that day. listen as he adds his voice to the call for tighter gun control. >> the ban on assault weapons, restrict the magazines that have so many bullets in them. >> you can expect to hear those words repeated in the coming days. supporters of gun control say at no time in history has there been a greater chance for something to be done. the white house working on stoppage to come up with the comprehensive plan in our series, the next four years, deborah feyerick looks at how this issue may play out. >> reporter: over 30,000 gun deaths in the u.s. every year. the challenge, gun control. >> i lost my husband right before christmas. >> reporter: if anyone k
from the white house last week when president obama announced plans to pull u.s. troops out of afghanistan sooner than we all thought. >> let me say it as plainly as i can. starting this spring our troops will have a different mission: training, advising, assisting afghan forces. >> initially u.s. forces were supposed to move to a support role this summer. so is this new troop withdrawal date going to be a problem? and more importantly, can we take the afghans at their word? let's ask u.s. army veteran and c.e.o. of concerned veterans for america. good morning. >> good morning. >> we find we have 66,000 troops approximately there now in afghanistan, moving to maybe 30,000 in 2013. and then perhaps in 2014 as little as 3,000 american troops perhaps. what's your take on that, pete? >> well, my take all along has been that this deadline is incredibly detrimental toward the ability of our troops and allies to actually accomplish a mission there, establish a set of criteria at the very end where we can hand it over to the afghans. moving the deadline up is not a surprise. we reme
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